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Location Japan, Miyazaki
Central coordinates 131o 44.00' East  32o 28.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii
Area 8 ha
Altitude 0 - 75m
Year of IBA assessment 2004

Wild Bird Society of Japan



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Japanese Murrelet Synthliboramphus wumizusume breeding  2004  present  A1, A4ii  Vulnerable 
Pleske's Grasshopper-warbler Locustella pleskei breeding  2004  present  A1  Vulnerable 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Nippo Kaigan Quasi National Park 8,516 protected area contains site 8  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Birojima islet. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2014

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